48 months
40656 AUD/year
8842 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University is for those who want to prevent injury and disability in others as well as rehabilitate those already injured. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


As a graduate, you will have developed skills to work with everyone from children to the elderly, as well as deal with gender-specific issues.

This physiotherapy course also offers students clinical placements during which they will be supervised by a clinical educator. During each placement students will develop and integrate knowledge, skills and professional behaviours in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Physiotherapy Council.

High achieving Bachelor of Physiotherapy students can undertake honours in the third and fourth years, provided they meet admission requirements.


Our graduates from the Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Australian Catholic University  have careers in:

  • rehabilitation
  • paediatrics
  • women’s health
  • sports physiotherapy
  • cardiorespiratory
  • orthopaedics
  • gerontology and ergonomics
  • hospitals and rehabilitation units
  • community health centres
  • private practice
  • research
  • educational, government and industrial institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiotherapy Anatomy 
  • Human Biology
  • Physical Activity and Exercise in Physiotherapy
  • Pathophysiology for Physiotherapy
  • Neuroscience for Physiotherapy
  • Psychology for Allied Health 
  • Health Care Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


320 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 071515G 

  • Applicants require the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate, including studies in science. Applicants must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy and require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 7.0 (with a minimum score of 7.0 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).


  • The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) program is embedded into years 3 and 4 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Pass) program. To be eligible to apply for admission to the honours program, a student must have completed 160 cp from years 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy pass degree, with a grade point average of at least 5.50.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    40656 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40656 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8842 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8842 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • $8842 CSP
  • In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

Living costs for Ballarat

1260 - 2250 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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